B2 5.7 Stem cells and embryos - science ad ethics

  • Created by: jkav
  • Created on: 24-04-14 22:32
  • Adult stem cells, e.g. bone marrow cells, are useful in treating some disorders such as leukaemia.
  • More recently, docotors have investigated the use of embryonic stem cells which have the potential to differentiate into a wide variety of cells.
  • Embryonic stem cells are taken from spare embryos from IVF or created from adult cells or may be taken from the umbilical cord of newborn babies.
  • Embryonic stem cells could be used to grow new tissues and…


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